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and his name was barack obama. four years later he is president, he became president of the united states. what are your ambitions? >> well, you know, it is very flattering but i don't put myself in the same league with president obama. >> he is quite a unique talent. i am going to be mayor of san antonio as long as the voters will have me. my tenure would end in 2017 so i will be there and run for reelection and be there, if i do a great job then i will look around and see what is possible, of course the challenge is that we are in texas, texas is very red state, we have 29 statewide offices and it is 29 to zero in terms of republicans and democrats, so we will see. we will see. >> joaquin, part of what we learned in your brother's speech last night was that your grand jury immigrated from mexico. >> right. >> never got past the fourth grade, both of you went to stanford and have law degrees from harvard. how did that happen? you know, our grandmother and everybody in our family worked very hard, so that we could have the very best opportunity possible and, you know, as julian told the s
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. ( cheers and applause ) >> gabby! gabby! >> pelley: after all, these conventions are in part a celebration of the american spirit. bob schieffer, the stakes really couldn't be higher for the democrats. there are 62 days until election day. they don't have many more opportunities like this one. >> reporter: well, you know, there's a very small number of americans, according to the polls, who simply have not made up their minds. that's who the president will be aiming this address at tonight. this thing is dead even. very few people in the key battleground states are going to be the ones who decide how this election comes out. that's what this is all about. all of this has been planned for this night, for the president to lay out for the american people where he wants to take the country. over the next four years. >> pelley: norah o'donnell, the cohost of "cbs this morning" is down on the convent
the united states to take a tougher stand against iran over its nuclear program. >> to ease tension he spoke for an hour with benjamin netanyahu. >> the world says wait there's still time. i say wait for what. >> flash floods, knocked out power to thousands in las vegas. >> oh, wow. oh, my goodness, guys. >> here we go. >> downtown l.a. when a chase came to a dramatic end between officers and the armed shootout. >> could kate be pregnant? she was toasting with water not wine. >> whoa. he got the ball. >> i know. >> this guy needs to be moved to a home. >> tell me what oprah smells like. >> smells like diamonds. >> let the buzz begin. apple is set to announcement the latest version of the iphone 5 today. >> enjoy those last five hours before your current iphone stucks. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." angry dispute over insulting islam's central figure. protesters burned down the american consulate in benghazi, libya. >> libyan officials say it killed the u.n. ambassador to libya and three of his staff. holly williams is in antakya, turkey. >> reporter: the ambassad
way, the good people of san antonio willing, to the united states congress! (cheers and applause) my family story isn't special. what's special is the america that makes our story possible. ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation no matter who you are or where you come from, the path is always forward. (cheers and applause) america didn't become the land of opportunity by accident. my grandmother's generation and generations before always saw beyond the horizons of their own lives and their own circumstances. they believed that opportunity created today would lead to prosperity tomorrow. that's the country they envisioned and that's the country they helped build. the roads and bridges they built, the schools and universities they created, the rights they fought for and won. these opened the doors to a decent job, a secure retirement, the chance for your children to do better than you did. and that's the middle class, the engine of our economic growth. with hard work, everybody ought to be able to get there. and with hard work, e
. >> on "cbs this morning." >> thank you. god bless you. god bless these united states. >>> barack obama accepting the nomination of the democratic party and at the end of it, threw down his mike and party and at the end of it, threw down his mike and [ bleep ] all y'all. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." democrats are on their way home from charlotte after a pep talk and a plea from president obama. he says voters face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. >> in his speech last night at the democratic national convention, the president said this is not the time to give power back to the republicans. nancy cordes is in charlotte. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. the president had a lot of jobs do with this speech. he had to lay out his accomplishments, explain his failures, go after his opponents and make a case for another four years, all while arguing that he had not abandoned that message of hope that got him elected four years ago. >> madam chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> in the 38
pelley. >> pelley: good evening. high stakes here tonight for the president of the united states as he tries for a breakout moment in this dead-heat race for the white house. barack obama will accept the nomination of his party, but under very different circumstances than his first nomination. in 2008, he was leading a movement for hope and change. tonight, he hopes that the voters impatient with the economy will not seek change again so soon. in his speech tonight, mr. obama will say that the american people face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. our campaign 2012 correspondents are covering the convention, and, first, we're going to go to nancy cordes, who has found out more of what the president will say. nancy. >> reporter: scott, obama campaign officials tell us that tuesday night michelle obama was about the president's character, and last night with president clinton was about his record and tonight will be about the future. they say president obama will make it very clear where he wants to take this country in a second term. and we just received excerpts from the
of the health care in the united states continue to rise. annual premiums rose 4% for americans who got their insurance through work. the annual premium is close to $15,000. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg made his first public comments since may. he called the stock's performance disappointing but is remaining hopeful. facebook shares have lost nearly 50% of their value since the ipo. and let the buzz begin, apple is set to announce the latest version of the iphone today. industry analysts aspect the new iphone will have a larger screen, a smaller dock connector and faster processor. also likely to have a different face than the iphone 4. >> the 4s is iphone 4. you couldn't tell the difference. this is a phone you can see from across the room and know it's the newer device. >> reporter: the new iphone isn't just revving up gadget geeks. sales of the next generation smartphone could add up to half of a percentage point to the fourth quarter gdp. quite a product there. >> i know. it will help the whole economy. >> reporter: might bring me over. >> come hang with the cool kids. >> reporter:
chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ applause ] >> now, the first time i addressed this convention in 2004, i was a younger man. a senate candidate from illinois who spoke about hope. not blind optimism, not wishful thinking, but hope in the face of difficulty. hope in the face of uncertainty. eight years later, that hope has been tested. by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crises in history, and by political gridlock that's left us wondering whether it's still even possible to tackle the challenges of our time. and on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties. it will be >> question. the democratic political imperative was to reenergize the base and to persuade the disill lotioned 2008 supporters to give the obama-biden ticket a second chance. did president obama succeed in that, pat? >> no, he did not, john. they had a terrific condition, it was lively, more exciting than the republican convention. you had some terrific speeches. kerry was excellent, the first lady was excellent, b
that ridicules the prophet mohammed. the film was produced in the united states. we're going to go first to nancy cordes with the return of the american dead. >> reporter: the remains of the u.s. ambassador to libya and three others were carried off a military plane and into a hangar where the president and other dignitaries state department staffers and the victims' families waited. the families had met privately with the president and secretary of state before the ceremony. >> this has been a difficult week for the state department and for our country. >> reporter: an emotional secretary clinton paid tribute to each man in turn. sphaupb smith joined the state department after six years in the air force. tyrone woods-- known to most as rone-- spent two decades as a navy seal serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. glen doherty-- who went by "bub" was also a former seal and an experienced paramedic. >> reporter: she saved for last the ambassador she had hand selected to help the libyan people build a new government. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. he was known not only
the way up to the president of the united states? >> actually, the counterterrorist center of the cia did a spectacular job. and that's what really comes down. in the aftermath, the white house and others said well, they didn't tell us enough. no, they told them everything they needed to know to go on a full alert. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kirk has stumbled into here is a bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in front of the white house and the national security team. but, you know, richard clark, who is the national security advisor for terrorism, in his book, he said all the lights were blinking red and we were pushing this in front of condi rice every day and it was hard to get any priority on this. in george tenet's book, he details the briefings that were given. so some of this we knew -- >> but it's something that we didn't know? >> there's some in terms
. thank you. >>> the bodies of the four am in the united states. u.s. marines saluted the coffins at andrews air base. those killed were ambassador chris ste vaccines, first ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. navy s.e.a.l.s tyrone woods and glenn dougherty and sean smith. third coffins arrived on friday. at the memorial service both secretary of state hillary clinton and president obama spoke about putting an end to the violence. >> it is senseless, and it is totally unacceptable. the people of egypt, libya, yemen and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for a tyranny of a mob. >> we will bring to justice those who took them from us. we will stand fast against the violence on our diplomatic missions. we will continue to do everything in our power to protect americans serving overseas -- >> u.s. embassies around the world issued alerts advising americans to review their security measures. for more we turn to margaret brennan. what are american embassies doing at this point? >> they are pretty much on lock down. you have a real focus on securing the perime
the united states ever existed. july of 1944 the japannese decided to make an example >> reporter: he tells his students at the university of guam that guam's colonial past defines its present >> colonizedded by the spanish, the americans, the japannese and now it's very americanized but it's still very different. so you can have somebody from the states come to guam and say, you know, this feels like just like i'm in indiana or anywhere in the united states. you have a person come from indiana and come to guam and say this feels like i'm a country because of so many people moving back and forth across the pacific have made their way to guam. has all these influences. it's hard for guam to figure out what it is. >> reporter: while it has the biggest k-mart in the world and guamians are u.s. citizens they cannot actually vote in federally lexes. that's because guam is one of 14 u.s. territories, like alaska and hawaii were before they became states. only guam never made it that far. >> guam you have to say i'm from guam usa to kind of assert. i'm part of the united states. >> reporter: the j
of state hillary clinton adds, the united states does working with other nations -- is working with other nairgses around the world to -- nations around the world to make sure our embassies and workers are safe. >>> prince george's county police are talking with students and staff, will be this morning at central high school. they're trying to find out if anyone had any problems with 18- year-old marckel ross. the junior was shot and killed yesterday morning as he was walking to school. kristin fisher is live outside central high school with the latest on the investigation this morning. this is so sad, kristin. >> reporter: it's a very sad story. prince george's county police say they still have no suspects and no motive 24 hours after marckel ross was shot and killed while walking down a sidewalk less than a mile away from his high school, central high school. he was just walking his regular one and a half-mile route to school yesterday morning when he was gunned down. his brooks and school bag were found scattered all over the sidewalk. this 18-year-old was very well known at central hi
-terrorism organizations working on behalf of the united states. we are not using his real name, even though it's out there and other news organizations have carried it. we are sticking to our promise to him to use the fictitious name that he uses in the book. >> and on that note, too, scott, cbs news went to great lengths to protect his identity and the way he looks. tell us about that, because when you see mark owen in this interview, that's not what this navy seal really looks, correct? >> pelley: not at all. if you saw the real man you would not recognize him. in fact, when i saw hem with his makeup on, i didn't recognize him. we at "60 minutes" hired really the best hollywood makeup artists, and they worked with him for many, many days to perfect a disguise that would change his look entirely. and without getting into a great deal of detail, it took about four or five hours every day before our interviews to transform his appearance into what you see on "60 minutes." he does not look anything like the man that you see. >> all right, scott pelley's full interview, an hour long, on "60 minutes" to
% of all west nile cases in the united states. aerial pesticide spraying last month in and around dallas dramatically reduced the mosquito population. in july, half of the mosquitoes tested positive for west nile, now it's just 5%. but doctors believe the number of reported cases will increase because weeks can pass before people infected with west nile develop serious symptoms. dr. beth bell of the centers for disease control and prevention expects the outbreak to last until october. >> oh, it takes a little time for people after they get sick to go to the doctor, to get the blood test. what we're counting are cases of illness which occurred several weeks ago. >> and that's not the total number of people who may be sick from west nile virus. the cdc says hundreds more people probably have become ill but just never went to a doctor. anna werner, cbs news, dallas. >>> quick break now on a thursday morning. when we come back, central american shakeup. a major earthquake rattles sending people running. this is the morning news. donut! chips, chips,...! silence those tempting thoughts with n
political debates in the united states. >> it sure has. we begin with the race for the white house as it's now a sprint. only 59 days are left until the election. president obama was hoping for a post convention bounce. but the disappointing unemployment numbers may get in the way of that. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail today and up employment remains at the top of the agenda. nancy cordes is traveling with the president in seminole, florida. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, anthony. the president will be campaigning all weekend long in vote rich central florida while governor romney is in virginia. both candidates are talking about that new jobs report. as you might imagine, the two men see it very differently. the president hit the campaign trail with vice president biden and their wives for the first time this campaign season. he told voters in iowa city that the drop in the unemployment rate from 8.3% to 8.1 was a good sign. >> we can do better. we need to create jobs even faster. we need to fill the hole left by this recessi
and poverty is declining, where the american dream is really alive and well again, and where the united states maintains its leadership as a force for peace and justice and prosperity, in this highly competitive world, you have to vote for barack obama. [ cheers and applause ] >> look, i love our country so much, and i know we are coming back. for more than 200 years, through every crisis we have always come back. people have predicted our demise ever since george washington was criticized for being a mediocre surveyor with a bad set of wooden false teeth, and so far, every single person that has bet against america has lost money, because we always come back. we come through every fire a little stronger and a little better. and we do it because in the end, we decide to champ i don't know the cause for which our founders pledged their lives, their fortunesn't, their steak credit honor, for the cause of forming a more perfect union. any fellow americans -- my fellow americans, if that is what you want, if that is what you believe, you must vote and you must re-elect president barack obama. god
to telemundo. >> would you consider the current egyptian regime an ally of the united states? >> i don't think we would consider them an ally but we don't consider them an enemy. they are a new government that is trying to find its way. they were democratically elected. >> reporter: president obama did speak with president morsi to urge him to again control of the situation. egypt was named nonnato ally in 199. some issues with the u.s. embassy in cairo and staying on message with the state department out of washington. >> margaret brennan, thank you. norah. >> retired general michael hayden is a former cia and national security agency director. he's with us and an advisor to governor mitt romney's presidential campaign. thank you for joining us. you have been in the belly of the beast to stay in the intelligence apparatus of this country. today is a crucial day. there are going to be protests across the middle east. what does this mean? >> first of all, what we're going to learn today is probably not a secret that we'll have to steal somewhere. this will be in public view. what i would be loo
former president, president of the united states, they have president clinton wife ran against president obama. this normal -- president clinton is very protective of his wife. took some time to get over. that's not irrational. i know this. i know who president clinton is voting for. >> barack obama? >> a vote for barack obama. he's going to vote for barack obama and make the case. >> but this is -- >> never got to new york. >> listen to this. if it's a transaction and what does the big dog get, referring to bill clinton? resurrection, redemption, relevance, the chance to outshine the upstart who outmaneuvered his wife and by extension him in to 08 and a possible ticket back to the oval as a first, first man, on michelle's vegetable garden. >> look, president clinton was just in chicago, held his conference there with his foundation. he's at 69% approval. the highest he's ever been, even when he was president. that's not when what president obama can give him any transaction. he is going to lay the case out of how they're in strategies for the economy and recovering in the economy are th
when you get back to the united states is go to taco bell. >> two tacos and a bean burrito. to taco bell. >> two tacos and a bean burrito. routine. captioning funded by cbs >> one of the navy s.e.a.l.s reveals step-by step of the operation. the description were unprecedented. >> the sael who calls himself mark owen wrote his book "no with scott pelley -- >> >> give me a sense of what the are guys yelling, charging up the stairs? >> it's not like the movies. movies make it out to be, you know, loud and crazy and e ery& odypeve isrybody it's what we do. we're really good at it. so quiet, calm. like we've done it a million times before. we know the saying don't run to yo so nice and slow. we head upstairs. >> khalid is dead on this landing. th ethe point man is stepping past khalid and now your number two. >> i heard him take a couple of shots. see the head, somebody disappear back in the room. >> the-month man had seen back in the room. >> the-month man had seen some door he shot khalid? >> yes. >> what did you do then? >> i saw a body laying on the ground. over him was two
and now two u.s. war ships and an elite unit of the u.s. marines are on their way to assist with security. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the state department. >>> the film behind these protests is called "innocence of muslims." it is an amateur movie made in california. it portrays the prophet muhammad as a fool and it has sexually explicit situations. the movie was posted to youtube on july 1. then two months later it was aired on an egypt then talk show known for supporting radical islam. the film maker goes by the fake name sam balice. steve klein was a consultant on the film and talked about his role. >> i could never have done a better job to point out to the people of the world and vast majority of muslims just how dangerous these people are. people have asked me, do i have blood on my hands. no, i don't. the blood is on their hands, not mine. >> youtube has pulled the clips of the movie from its sites in egypt and libya. >>> our coverage of the story is continuing on our website wusa9.com. you can also see a photo gallery of the four americans who were killed and you can get react
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